Oxygen Express: Almost 4,200 MT of Liquid Medical Oxygen Delivered Across India | India News
NEW DELHI: The Railways has delivered almost 4,200 tons of liquid medical oxygen in more than 268 tanker trucks to various states since April 19, the national carrier said Sunday.
So far 68 ‘Express oxygen“The trains have completed their trips,” he said.
So far, 293 tons of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) have been discharged into Maharashtra, 1,230 tons in Uttar Pradesh, 271 tons for Madhya pradesh555 tonnes in Haryana, 123 tonnes in Telangana, 40 tonnes in Rajasthan and 1,679 tonnes in Delhi, he said.
Railways also delivered oxygen to new cities, including Kanpur, which received 80 tons on Sunday.
“The more heavily loaded ‘Oxygen Express’ are expected to begin their journeys later in the evening,” the Railroad said.
Railways began operating ‘Oxygen Express’ trains to transport liquid medical oxygen last month when the country reported an acute shortage of the life-saving gas amid a deadly second wave of Covid-19.